UNH - UnitedHealth Group Incorporated

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UnitedHealth Group Incorporated

UnitedHealth Group Center
9900 Bren Road East
Minnetonka, MN 55343
United States

IndustryHealth Care Plans
Full Time Employees260,000

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Stephen J. HemsleyExec. Chairman6.35M10.78M1953
Mr. David Scott WichmannCEO & Director5.72M10.96M1963
Mr. John F. RexExec. VP & CFO2.18MN/A1962
Ms. Marianne D. ShortExec. VP & Chief Legal Officer2.7MN/A1952
Mr. Larry Chester RenfroVice Chairman & CEO of Optum5.73MN/A1954
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health care company in the United States. It operates through four segments: UnitedHealthcare, OptumHealth, OptumInsight, and OptumRx. The UnitedHealthcare segment offers consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services for national employers, public sector employers, mid-sized employers, small businesses, and individuals; health care coverage, and health and well-being services to individuals age 50 and older, addressing their needs for preventive and acute health care services, as well as services dealing with chronic disease and other specialized issues for older individuals; and Medicaid plans, Children's Health Insurance Program, and health care programs; and health and dental benefits. The OptumHealth segment provides access to networks of care provider specialists, health management services, care delivery, consumer engagement, and financial services. This segment serves individuals through programs offered by employers, payers, government entities, and directly with the care delivery systems. The OptumInsight segment offers software and information products, advisory consulting arrangements, and services outsourcing contracts to hospital systems, physicians, health plans, governments, life sciences companies, and other organizations. The OptumRx segment provides pharmacy care services and programs, including retail network contracting, home delivery and specialty pharmacy, and purchasing and clinical, as well as develops programs in areas, such as step therapy, formulary management, drug adherence, and disease/drug therapy management. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated was founded in 1974 and is based in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

Corporate Governance

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of March 1, 2018 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 2.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.